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Plastic Surgery

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International Medical Group (IMG) is a hospital that offers comprehensive health services with more than 30 medical specialties.

At International Medical Group our patients are our reason of existence, therefore, we dedicate our total attention and care.

We have state of the art technology and a great team of professionals, specialized in providing you the best results. our specialists have a set of great artistic skills, professionalism and certified experience, which guarantee your safety.

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. José Aníbal Hungría

Dr. José A. Hungary is a graduate of Medical General at the Technological University of Santiago (UTESA) and realize the medical specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Dr. Salvador B. Gautier IDSS Hospital in Santo Domingo.

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Some pictures before and after real cases treated by our surgeon:





Mammoplasty / Breast augmentation

Mammoplasty is one of the most performed surgeries in the world, they aim to increase, reduce, lift or rebuild the breasts, preserving their natural morphology. Surgery can completely change the appearance of the breasts. There are several methods to change the appearance of the breasts and these will depend on the size, characteristics and desire of the patient.

Breast augmentation is done by placing a silicone implant totally harmless to the patient, is a procedure used to enlarge the size of the breasts. The reduction mammoplasty modifies the size of the breasts by eliminating fatty tissue, breast and skin.

The mammoplasty is performed in the operating room, usually under general anesthesia.

Surgery:

The duration of the intervention varies according to the type of mammoplasty to be performed.

Hospitalization time:

It does not require a prolonged hospitalization time. Normally the patient is discharged the day after the procedure.

Postoperative:

After the surgery, the patient must wear a special bra for a few weeks. The sutures are absorbable by your body; you do not need to remove them.

Essential rest will be indicated for 2 weeks. It is advisable not to make intense physical activities for 2 months.

Pectoral Augmentation

This surgery aims to enhance the pectorals, improving their definition and morphology by implanting a specially designed prostheses behind the pectoral muscle, through a small incision, in one of the folds of the armpit.

Is performed in the operating room, usually under general anesthesia.

Surgery time:

This intervention usually takes 1 to 2 hours.

Hospitalization time:

It does not require a prolonged hospitalization time. Normally the patient is discharged the day after the procedure.

Post operatorio:

After the surgery, pain may appear for 4 or 5 days, this is managed by common analgesics. Physical exercise should be avoided for one month.

Liposuction / Liposculture

During the last years liposuction or liposculpture has been the most common surgical treatment in both men and women, its objective is to correct those body regions in which unsightly fatty deposits persist, usually rebellious to dietary and exercise regimes. The surgery essentially consists in the aspiration of the fat through the introduction of a cannula that is connected to a suction machine. Through this technique you can aspire fat from different parts of the body: jowls, abdomen, hips, neck, thighs, knees, arms etc.

Liposuction is performed in the operating room, the type of anesthesia will depend on the general conditions of the patient and the scope of the procedure, in terms of the amount of fat to be removed and the areas treated.

Surgery time:

The duration of the intervention usually takes 1 to 2 hours, however, the time can vary from 30 minutes to several hours, depending on the area treated and the amount of fat that will be suctioned.

Hospitalization time:

It does not require a prolonged hospitalization time. Normally, the patient is discharged on the same day or the day following the procedure.

Postoperative:

After surgery, it is necessary to use a compressive bandage or an elastic garment depending on the area treated, there may be drainage of fluid from wounds more slopes for two to three days.

Inflammation of the treated area and the appearance of bruises are normal. The pain is controlled with common analgesics. The results of a liposuction should not be evaluated before a minimum of three months has elapsed.

Abdominoplasty / Tummy Tuck

Can be a great option if you have excess, sagging skin and loose muscle tissue in the abdominal region that prove to be resistant to both diet and exercise. ... This includes tightening of abdominal muscles as well as the excision of excess skin.

The abdominoplasty procedure is indicated in those cases where the pronouncement of the abdomen does not respond neither diets nor exercises, it is also used to remove the hanging skin in patients who have experienced great weight loss.

Is performed in the operating room, usually under spinal anesthesia.

Surgery time:

Takes 2 to 4 hours, depending on the amount of correction needed.

Hospitalization time:

Depending on the length of the surgery, you can be discharged the same day of surgery or stay 2 or 3 days in the clinic.

Postoperative:

After surgery, bed rest is indicated for 5 days. Drains are usually placed and must remain until the discharge of fluids decreases.

The patient must wear a special abdominal girdle for 6 weeks.

Most patients experience some tingling in the abdomen. No need to remove suture, they are absorbable by your body.

The recovery takes between 2 and 3 weeks depending on the degree of the surgery.

Buttocks Augmentation / Brazilian Butt Lift

Through the procedures of gluteal augmentation can be corrected unsightly conditions regarding the projection, shape, contour and volume of the gluteals. Currently there are two safe methods to perform gluteoplasty, which are the increase with silicone implants and lipoinjection, which involves suction fat from some part of the body (back, hips or waist), and then inject it in the areas of the buttocks that need be treated.

lipoinjection method for the gluteal augmentation is a new technique, known as Brazilian Butt Lift, which manages to increase the volume of the buttocks with aesthetic and natural results, without the use of silicone implants. In addition, it has the advantage that it allows to place the necessary amount in those parts that are required, facilitating the modeling of the buttocks.

The gluteal augmentation is performed in the operating room, the type of anesthesia will depend on the general conditions of the patient and the scope of the procedure, which is related to the practice of liposculpture, from where the fat to be injected is obtained.

Surgery time:

The intervention for lipoinjection usually takes 1 to 2 hours, this time includes the liposculpture necessary to obtain the fat to be grafted.

Hospitalization time:

It does not require a prolonged hospitalization time. Normally the patient is discharged the day after the procedure.

Postoperative:

After surgery, depending on the area from which the fat will be obtained, it is necessary to follow the postoperative indications of a liposuction, the recovery process takes from 10 to 15 days.

Rhinoplasty (cosmetic surgery of the nose)

It is a surgical procedure that aims to correct the deformities of the nose. It consists in modifying the nasal bone and cartilage structures to achieve a new shape that improves facial harmony.

Rhinoplasty can reduce or increase the volume of the nose, modify the shape of the back or tip, narrow the holes or change the angle between the nose and the upper lip. In addition, it corrects congenital problems, traumatisms and breathing difficulties.

Rhinoplasty is always done in the operating room, it can be done under local anesthesia plus sedation, or what is more frequent, with general anesthesia.

Surgery time:

Between 1 and 2 hours.

Hospitalization time:

It does not require a prolonged hospitalization time. Normally the patient is discharged the day after the procedure.

Tratamiento post operatorio:

A nasal splint is placed, which will help maintain the new shape of the nose, nasal plugs are also placed in both holes to prevent bleeding and stabilize the nasal septum.

The bruising and swelling gradually disappear, the removal of stitches is usually done after seven days.

Lifting (face lift)

It is a surgical procedure that aims to improve the most visible signs of aging, fixing the muscles of the face, eliminating excess fat and retracting the skin of the face and neck.

With the lifting you can correct the fall of the eyebrows, the wrinkles of the forehead and the eyebrows.

Facelift surgery is performed in the operating room, it can be done under local anesthesia plus sedation, or what is more frequent, with general anesthesia.

Surgery time:

The intervention usually lasts 2 to 4 hours, depending on the scope and the inclusion of complementary procedures such as liposuction or surgery for the unemployed.

Hospitalization time:

It does not require a prolonged hospitalization time. Normally the patient is discharged the day after the procedure.

Postoperative:

Generally during the surgery some drainages are placed to diminish the possibility of bruises and to reduce the inflammation, nevertheless, it is normal to observe some degree of swelling in the face and the neck, bruises and stretching sensation.

These discomforts subside spontaneously or with the help of analgesics prescribed by your Doctor, Stitches are usually removed between 5 and 10 days. 21 days after surgery it can be incorporated into your daily activities.

Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)

Blepharoplasty aims to correct the fall of the upper eyelids and lower bags, this procedure helps to achieve a younger and less tired look and in some cases can improve vision.

Surgery involves the application of a procedure to remove excess skin, muscle and fat from the upper and lower eyelids.

Eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is performed in the operating room, usually under local anesthesia plus sedation, however, sometimes the patient can opt for general anesthesia.

Surgery time:

The intervention usually lasts 1 to 3 hours could be longer if combined with other cosmetic surgeries such as facelift.

Hospitalization time:

It does not require a prolonged hospitalization time. Normally the patient is discharged the same day of the procedure.

Post operatorio:

Normally, rest is indicated for 5 days and avoid physical activities for 3 weeks.

The patients who undergo a blepharoplasty will be able to read or watch television in 2 or 3 days after the procedure, work activities can resume after 10 days, however, depends on the type of activity you exercise.

It can present discomfort on the eyelids, in these cases they are easily relieved with the medication indicated by your plastic surgeon.

Medical Tourism

In order to offer an excellent experience to patients who visit us for medical tourism, if necessary, we contact you with reliable tour operators for planning your transport logistics and stay in the country.

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